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Campaign spendings to be checked by INEC

21 August 2013, 13:02

Abuja - The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said it would begin to monitor the campaign expenses of political parties ahead of the 2015 general elections, Premium Times reports.

Jega speaking during a workshop with youth and women groups on voter registration jointly organised by INEC and Democracy and Good Governance, also chided the political leaders of parties for engaging in abuses during campaigns rather than debating issues.

He also criticised politicians that arm youths and give them drugs during elections to cause havoc and disrupt electoral processes to their advantage.

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